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Restoration of the B-29 Superfortress at Nuclear Museum

A project in by National Museum of Nuclear Science

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Help the Nuclear Museum restore one of the 17 B-29 bombers remaining in the world. Kickstarter funds will pay for exterior restoration.
Backers: 516
Average Pledge Per Backer: $93

Funded: $47,751 of $44,000
Dates: Apr 14th -> May 16th (32 days)
Project By: National Museum of Nuclear Science
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Latest News

Kickstarter set up for B-29 restoration

October 14th - via:
A group of aviation enthusiasts is trying to restore a B-29 Superfortress to working order, and has set up a Kickstarter campaign for donations. (Read More)

Thank you!!! The paint for the B-29 s/n 45-21748 is now paid for!

May 10th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Local news KRQE does amazing piece on campaign and restoration project

May 10th - via:
KRQE News 13 Albuquerque did an amazing piece at 10pm today on the Kickstarter campaign and restoration project.   KRQE 13 Report (click to view)  (Read More)

Tour of F-16 added to $100 VIP tour reward

May 9th - via:
We realized today that we forgot to list a VIP tour of the F-16 Fighting Falcon along with the B-29 in our newest $100 reward.  So we have added it to the $100 award description found at the bottom of the project page.  We did not change the text... (Read More)

A flurry of activity over the past week

April 29th - via:
We have only 7 days left and more that $15,000 to raise.  Please tell everybody you know about this Kickstarter campaign! Hello backers and potential backers.  There has been a flurry of activity over the last week. The ones described below are as... (Read More)

Tailgunner of the B-29 "Night Roamer"

April 29th - via:
Another amazing message left by one of our fantastic Kickstarter backers. Best of luck with the restoration project for your B-29. My father, Robert D. Saucedo, was a tailgunner of the B-29 "Night Roamer" stationed in Guam. I had the privilege of... (Read More)

"... help another child form happy memories of giant planes."

April 27th - via:
Jessie, one of our Kickstarter backers, gave us permission to share this wonderful message that she included with her pledge. Good morning! I lived in Roy, Utah from the age of 10 to the age of 20. And one of my favorite things to do throughout that... (Read More)

An inside look at our Kickstarter project

April 21st - via:
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B-29 Exterior Lighting

April 20th - via:
The team of volunteers that will light the B-29's exterior lights is beginning to form.  They have yet to have their first meeting, but Jerry is gathering together the names of all the volunteers who said they are interested and they will meet soon.... (Read More)

Why are the primer and paint so expensive?

April 16th - via:
We have been live now for almost a week and our number one question has been, "Why are the primer and paint so expensive?"  To address this, we created an FAQ entry here with the answer. Thank you everybody for you support.  (Read More)

Project Kickoff - Thank You!!

April 15th - via:
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